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Arum

Soup Bowl
2005 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Queensberry Hunt are the leading UK ceramic design practice of the post-war period. Formed in 1966 by david Queensberry, then Professor of Ceramics at the RCA, and his former student Martin hunt. the partnership have designed ceramics for major producers and retailers around the globe. These include Wedgwood, Hornsea, Rosenthal, Habitat, Crate and Barrel, John Lewis and Jamie Oliver. Their practice spans a period of immense change in the industry, brought about by the adoption of new technologies, and the shift in production towards East Asia. Working in an essentially modernist aesthetic, Queensberry Hunt have been responsible for some of the most familiar and best-selling tableware of recent decades.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleArum (series title)
Materials and techniques
Stoneware, glazed
Brief description
Cereal bowl, 'Arum', stoneware, designed by Martin Hunt for Habitat, made by Royal Porcelain, Thailand, 2005
Physical description
Soup bowl of stoneware, covered with a brown matt glaze, and a shiny green glaze.
Dimensions
  • Height: 5cm
  • Diameter: 19cm
Gallery label
‘Arum’ 2005 Designed by Martin Hunt for Habitat Made by Royal Porcelain, Thailand Stoneware Lent by Queensberry Hunt(2012)
Credit line
Given by Queensberry Hunt
Object history
Exhibited in the Queensberry Hunt exhibition in the Victoria and Albert Museum, 2012
Summary
Queensberry Hunt are the leading UK ceramic design practice of the post-war period. Formed in 1966 by david Queensberry, then Professor of Ceramics at the RCA, and his former student Martin hunt. the partnership have designed ceramics for major producers and retailers around the globe. These include Wedgwood, Hornsea, Rosenthal, Habitat, Crate and Barrel, John Lewis and Jamie Oliver. Their practice spans a period of immense change in the industry, brought about by the adoption of new technologies, and the shift in production towards East Asia. Working in an essentially modernist aesthetic, Queensberry Hunt have been responsible for some of the most familiar and best-selling tableware of recent decades.
Collection
Accession number
C.53-2014

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Record createdApril 1, 2014
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